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No Bake Crunchy Dream Bars

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Updated April 27, 2017
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No Bake Crunchy Dream Bars
No Bake Crunchy Dream Bars
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Ready for a no bake recipes that will knock your socks off? These No Bake Crunchy Dream Bars are guaranteed to be gone as soon as you pull them out of the fridge. This delicious no bake dessert has three easy layers that you put together and freeze. This dessert bar recipe is perfect for parties and potlucks where you have to bring a delicious dessert. Plus, this is a great grab and go food that you can eat on the run while curving your sweet tooth! 

Preparation Time20 min

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total TimeUnder 2 Hours

Taste and TextureSweet

Type of DishDessert

Ingredients

  • Bottom Layer
  • 1/2 cup salted butter, diced into pieces
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • Filling
  • 1/3 cup salted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • Top Layer
  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter

No Bake Crunchy Dream Bars

Dessert Dream Bar Recipe Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Remove from heat, add in brown sugar and cocoa powder, and whisk until combined well. While whisking vigorously, add the egg. 

  3. Return mixture to heat and cook for 1-2 minutes until mixture has thickened. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla.

  4. Add in graham cracker crumbs, and coconut. Toss until evenly coated.

  5. Press mixture into a parchment lined 8"X8" or 9"X9" baking dish. Cover with plastic wrap, place in freezer for 20 minutes or refrigerate for 40 minutes.

  6. In a mixing bowl, using and electric hand mixer set on medium speed and whip together    butter, heavy cream and vanilla instant pudding until smooth and fluffy, about 2 minutes.

  7. Stir in powdered sugar and blend until mixture is smooth and creamy, about 1 minute (mixture may seem dry at first but should start to come together).

  8. Spread mixture into an even layer over chilled graham cracker base. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 15 minutes or refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  9. Microwave semi-sweet chocolate along with butter in a heat proof bowl, until melted.

  10. Spread mixture into an even layer over filling layer, cover with plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator for 10 minutes until chocolate has set.

  11. Cut into squares, store in an airtight container.

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